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Sara Takanashi claims first World Cup victory of season

More Sports / Winter Sports Feb 11, 2019

Sara Takanashi claims first World Cup victory of season

Japan's Sara Takanashi overcame difficult weather Sunday to claim her first World Cup victory of the season and end Maren Lundby's winning streak. At Ljubno's Savina Ski Jumping Center, Takanashi triumphed in severe wind conditions that saw qualification cancelled and caused several delays over the ...

Ryoyu Kobayashi soars to victory

More Sports / Winter Sports Dec 17, 2018

Ryoyu Kobayashi soars to victory

A day after missing the podium for the first time this season, Ryoyu Kobayashi cemented his position as the world's best ski jumper with a convincing World Cup victory in Switzerland on Sunday. The win keeps Kobayashi atop this season's World Cup standings ahead of ...

More Sports / Winter Sports Jul 29, 2018

Sara Takanashi wins summer Grand Prix meet in Germany

Sara Takanashi won the women's ski jumping summer Grand Prix competition Saturday, followed in second by compatriot Yuki Ito in Hinterzarten, Germany. Takanashi, who won bronze at February's Pyeongchang Olympics, sat in second place behind Ito after her first jump of 105 meters, but came ...

Sara Takanashi wins final World Cup meet of season

More Sports Mar 26, 2018

Sara Takanashi wins final World Cup meet of season

Sara Takanashi ended the women's ski jumping season on a winning note Sunday when she claimed her second straight World Cup victory and 55th of her career. A day after pushing past Austrian Gregor Schlierenzauer to become the sole holder of the record for individual ...

Sara Takanashi sets career World Cup wins records

More Sports / Winter Sports Mar 25, 2018

Sara Takanashi sets career World Cup wins records

Sara Takanashi captured her elusive 54th career victory on Saturday to become the ski jumper with more World Cup wins than any other in the world. With jumps of 100.5 and 96.5 meters, Takanashi earned 227.1 points over Austria's Daniela Iraschko-Stolz (224.1) and Norway's Maren ...